Our new Collecting and empire trail explores, through 15 objects, the complex histories of how objects came to be in the Museum’s collection.
21 August 2020
21 March 2018
Curator Yu-ping Luk takes a closer look at a remarkable painted scroll that illustrates scenes from early Chinese poetry.
22 February 2018
Tavian Hunter explores the Museum’s Asia collection to uncover six examples of black presence and connections within Asian works of art.
14 December 2017
To celebrate the opening of our new gallery of China and South Asia, eight of our curators have each picked a key object on display.
9 November 2017
On 8 November 2017, we were delighted to welcome Her Majesty The Queen to officially open the Sir Joseph Hotung Gallery of China and South Asia.
28 January 2017
Happy New Year! Today millions of people across the world are gathering with family and celebrate the Lunar New Year. Here’s a handy guide to how this is celebrated in China – from the origins of the Chinese zodiac to the traditions and superstitions surrounding the festivities.